ESPN.com's Horizon preview

Before we get to the Blue Ribbon team-by-team previews, Eamonn Brennan is here to provide a quick -- and we mean quick -- preview of Butler and the Horizon League:

For in-depth previews of all 10 Horizon teams, check out Blue Ribbon's breakdowns:Insider


Cleveland State


Green Bay


Loyola (Ill.)



Wright State

Youngstown State

More Horizon content:

-- Andy Katz's Daily Word on how Butler isn't leaving the national stage anytime soon

-- ESPN analyst Mark Adams gives his practice observations from Butler

-- Video: Katz with Butler's Shelvin Mack and Matt Howard

-- Matt Giles examines five key questions in the Horizon (Insider)

-- New Faces, New Places: Dana O'Neil profiles Wright State's new 33-year-old coach, Billy Donlon

-- Other new coaches: Katz on UIC's Howard Moore and O'Neil on Green Bay's Brian Wardle

-- For the Blue Ribbon index page (all the teams previewed thus far), click here